Sprague Pest Solutions Welcomes Darren Van Steenwyk as Regional Entomologist

Tacoma, Wash. – April 11, 2023 – Sprague Pest Solutions, a leading provider of commercial pest management services in the Western United States, is pleased to announce the hiring of Darren Van Steenwyk, BCE as Regional Entomologist in the NorCal District.

Van Steenwyk brings over 20 years of experience in the pest management industry, with an extensive background in legislative policy. As a board-certified regional entomologist and former president of the California Structural Pest Control Board, he will work closely with Sprague’s team to provide technical expertise and support in the training and development of Sprague employees.

“It’s an honor to have Darren join our team,” said Ashley Roden, technical and quality assurance manager. “His deep understanding of pest behavior and his passion for teaching will be invaluable in helping us continue to deliver exceptional service to our team and clients.”

Van Steenwyk holds a master’s degree from University of Florida with an emphasis in Pest Management, and is a graduate of University of California, Davis, with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Science. He is a frequent speaker at pest industry conferences and has served on various committees on the national and state level.

“I’m excited to be joining Sprague,” said Van Steenwyk. “The company’s commitment to training, technology, and their pledge to environmental stewardship, aligns with my own values, and I look forward to working with the team to build upon their technical and training expertise.”

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